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Kevin Woodall Jr.
Kevin  Woodall Jr.

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Georgetown, S.C.

High School:
Georgetown HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 245

Position:
1B

Bats/Throws:
R/R


Earned Dean’s List (Fall 2014) … Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll (2014-15) for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

2018 Preseason second team All-American by Collegiate Baseball

2017 (Jr.): Voted first team All-Sun Belt after he led the league in both home runs (18) and RBI (60) … While he tied for 21st in the NCAA in home runs for the season, his 18 round-trippers at the conclusion of the regular season ranked eighth-best nationally … Drove in 1.05 runs per game to rank 46th in the NCAA, had a hit in 42 of 57 games played and reached base safely (hit/walk/hit by pitch) in 52 of his 57 games, including a stretch of 17 straight and 31 of his last 33 … Was one of three Chanticleers to start all 57 CCU games … Batted .262 with 58 hits, 60 runs scored, 11 doubles and 34 walks ... Played a role in 12 CCU wins as he drove in the game winner seven times and scored the game winner five times … Led the team with 17 multi-RBI games, including nine game with two and seven with three … Over CCU’s final 16 regular-season games, Woodall helped CCU to a 13-3 record as he batted .304 with 20 RBI … Was 2-for-5 with a double and key home run in the season-opening win versus Richmond … Named Sun Belt Player of the Week (2/28) ... Had a hit in four of five games for the week and six total ... However, three of his six hits were home runs, including a pair of two-run home runs ... Had eight RBI and six runs scored for the five games … Notably, had three RBI, going 1-for-4, in the win over Charleston (2/22) thanks to an RBI ground out and two-run single; hit a solo home run versus West Virginia and was 3-for-5 with four RBI versus George Mason ... In addition to his two home runs versus Mason and Coastal down two runs, he had a key bunt single in the ninth to load the bases before scoring the game winner from second on Matt Beaird’s single … Made bid for a second-straight weekly honor as he led CCU to a 5-0 record - Had at least one RBI in all five games, including at least 2 RBI in four … Had a hit in 4 of the 5 and a walk in 4 of the 5 … In the Illinois loss, was 1-for-3 with a home run to give CCU a 5-4 lead in the fifth ... In game two against the Illini, accounted for two of CCU’s three runs ... Had an RBI ground out in the first then hit a solo HR in the ninth to tie the game at 2-2 (Peyton Isaacson followed with HR for walk-off win) ... Versus Louisiana, only had two hits, but both were three-run home runs ... Walked four times in the finale versus Louisiana, one free pass shy of CCU single-game record … Then, at #20 Wake Forest (4/11), was 0-for-1 but he reached base four times thanks to three walks and a hit by pitch … Was 0-for-4 in game one at South Alabama until hitting a game-winning home run in the top of the 10th inning in the 4-3 victory ... Hit a two-run HR in game two … Hit two doubles and drove in three — a two-run double to tie game and RBI double to give CCU an 8-4 lead — at The Citadel ... In the Troy finale, was 2-for-4 with two doubles ... His two-run double in the eighth proved to be the game-winner and sparked a four-run inning in the 11-8 win … Credited with game-winning RBI in games two and three at UL Monroe ... In game two, was 2-for-5 with three RBI ... thanks to a two-run home run in the seventh … In the UNC Wilmington win (5/9), was 2-for-5 with an RBI double in the first and hit a two-run HR in the fourth, which proved to be the game winner … At #12 Clemson, was 2-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored ... Accounted for each of CCU’s first four runs — doubled and scored in the fourth then hit a three-run HR in the sixth … Finished the season batting .400 (4-for-10) in the App State series, driving in two and scoring twice.

2016 (So.): Played in 66 games with 18 starts, including 12 of CCU’s 14 games in the NCAA postseason … Only had 92 at bats as most of his action came as a late-game defensive replacement at first base ... Had a team-best 20 pinch hit appearances, including a pinch-hit grand slam at Georgia Tech … Had four hits at the College World Series with three coming in the two wins over Arizona in the championship series … Walked twice, scored and had an RBI in the Texas Tech win … Started the final three games of the NCAA Regional and game two at NCAA Super Regional ... Batted .333 (4-for-12) with an RBI at the Regional … Started in the season opener at first base (Appalachian State), walked and scored ... Came off the bench to hit a 3-run home run in the ninth versus NC State — his first career HR ... In his start – game two of Longwood doubleheader, was 1--for-5 with an RBI ... Went 1-for-2 in a start at College of Charleston (Mar. 22) … Hit a pinch-hit sac fly in the Presbyterian opener … Hit home runs in consecutive at bats spanning multiple days … First, hit pinch-hit, 2-run home run in the 17-5 win over High Point … Then, hit a pinch-hit grand slam in game two of Georgia Tech series to give CCU a 7-5 lead … Was 2-for-2 with an RBI double —his 1st career double — in the Liberty finale … At the NCAA Regional, started the final three games for an injured Tyler Chadwick ... In the second-round win over North Carolina State, was 1-for-4 with an RBI in the eighth to give CCU a 3-0 lead … Was 2-for-4 in the loss to NC State ... In the second championship game versus NC State, was 1-for-4 … At NCAA Super Regional, was 0-for-1 as a pinch hitter in game one and stayed in to play first base ... Was 1-for-3 in game two with a RBI single in the sixth to give CCU a 3-1 lead.

2015 (Fr.): Batted .320 in 29 games with three starts … Although he only had eight hits, he was 8-for-15 (.533) in his final 15 games played, including a 1-for-1 performance versus Texas A&M in the NCAA Regional ... Also drew a pinch-hit, bases-loaded walk in the ninth versus Cal in the NCAA Regional to force home CCU’s second run … Had a pinch-hit, RBI single in the win versus North Carolina ... Started the season finale at Campbell and went 2-for-3 with an RBI, two runs scored, a walk, stolen base and sac fly … Got the start at first in game two win (versus Winthrop) of the Big South Tournament, but was 0-for-4 … Summer 2015: Named to the Valley Baseball League All-Star game ... Led his team (and ranked eighth in the Valley Baseball League) in runs scored (28) and RBI (23) while batting .291 with 14 doubles.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association AAA All-State … Named first team shortstop All-Region VII-AAA … Chosen for the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association North/South Select Team … Father, Kevin, was a sixth round pick by the Texas Rangers in the 1990 MLB Draft.

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